Strategies to Manage Patent Costs

Due to the concerns related to budget cuts, the finance and Intellectual Property (IP) teams of companies that need to obtain patents year after year, are under enormous pressure. Besides, people usually want to get their inventions patented in all countries worldwide, but unable to do so because the process appears quite expensive. Therefore, it
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Lego Group Wins Copyright Dispute Against Best-lock

A Danish toy production company, Lego has won a Copyright Infringement case against Best-Lock construction toys, a British competitor. While reviewing the case on Thursday, i.e., 25th July 2019, the US District Court for the District of Connecticut determined that the figurines of Best-Lock had infringed several US copyright registrations that Lego had owned in
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Patenting in Pharmaceutical Industry: An Indian Perspective

The pharma industry is continuously growing as one of the most profound ‘knowledge-driven’ sectors. Since the researches in this sector are expensive and unpredictable, it is vital to safeguard their outcomes, which can be a new and inventive product or process. Granted patent, which can aid pharmaceutical companies to prevent any unauthorized commercial use of
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Advantages of Patent Registration in India

What is a patent? Is getting a patent beneficial? These are some common questions that can commence hovering over the mind of inventors when they come up with new inventions and attempt to relate them to patenting. A patent is one of the most exclusive Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) granted to an inventor by his
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Israel Patent Office Issues a New Patent to Microbot

Microbot Medical, which is a pre-clinical medical device company, recently announced that it has received a Notice of Allowance for one of its Patent Applications from Israel Intellectual Property Office. The recently granted patent whose patent application number is 231815 pertains to a system to reduce shunt stenosis. Intended to continue diversifying and expanding its
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What can’t be Copyrighted?

In the present highly competitive world, everyone wants to make more and more profit. For this, people sometimes may follow the unlawful path of copying and using others’ work without seeking permission. To avoid such happenings that lead to infringement of their work, owners usually use copyrights. Undoubtedly, the Registered Copyrights facilitate the original creators
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Intellectual Property Rights in 3D Printing Industry

With the availability of low-cost and high-performance 3D printers that are affordable to almost everyone, including large organizations and ordinary consumers, 3D printing is emerging as a remarkably beneficial technology for various industries. The potential use of this technology goes wider and generates both opportunities and concerns for manufacturers by facilitating them to easily manufacture
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Innoviti Sues Pine Labs for Violating its Patent

Innoviti Payment Solutions, a Bengaluru-based digital payments provider on 17th July 2019, revealed that it has recently filed an infringement suit against Pine Labs Pvt Ltd. The case was filed in Bengaluru City Civil Court on 11th July 2019, which revolved around a processing technology enabling UPI payments at retail POS (Point-of-Sale) terminals. Innoviti has
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Guidelines to Prevent Intellectual Property Issues in the Virtual World

Virtual reality (VR) is a technology that has been surrounding us, in different forms, for the past many years. Although the technology is in effect since the mid-twentieth century, the hike in its popularity came now due to the rapid technological advancements in mobile data and other relevant services. As the cost of VR devices
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Delhi HC Restrains Prasar Bharati from Infringing the ‘Dish TV’ Trademark

The Delhi High Court (HC) has recently restrained Prasar Bharati from infringing the trademark of Dish TV. Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw has passed an interim order in which he said that during the suit’s pendency, the public service broadcaster was restrained from continuing Trademark Infringement of the mark “Dish” of Dish TV India Ltd for
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